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European Parliament vote promotes idea of a Google breakup

A resolution calls on Europe's competition regulators to consider "unbundling" Google's other commercial services from its search business. The vote sends a signal -- but it's only symbolic.

By 27 November 2014

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CNET 100: Stephen Shankland's favorite Android apps

Stephen Shankland picks his 10 favorite Android apps as part of the CNET 100 series. Check out the titles he loves best and be sure to vote for your favorite.

By 13 July 2011

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Syrian Electronic Army attack spreads pop-ups across news sites

"You've been hacked" messages appear at CNBC, the Boston Globe and UK newspapers. The attack comes through an Internet address hijacking involving startup Gigya.

By 27 November 2014

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Soon-to-be-banned Chrome browser plug-ins get reprieve

Changing Web usage is hard. Google has granted a few extra months of leeway to those who rely on a handful of popular plug-ins, such as Silverlight, to extend what their browser can do.

By 25 November 2014

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Checking out Photoshop for Chromebooks: Network-computing revived

Adobe Photoshop Streaming runs on a Google server instead of your PC. Remember Sun Microsystems' motto "the network is the computer"? CNET's Stephen Shankland takes a look.

By 22 November 2014

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Firefox maker remains 'utterly confident' as revenue growth sputters

After years of surging revenue, Firefox developer Mozilla saw a rise of only 1 percent in 2013. Still, it did reach $314 million, and Mozilla's leaders say they're upbeat.

By 21 November 2014

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Firefox dumps Google for search, signs on with Yahoo

Google's 10-year run as Firefox's default search engine in the US is over. Yahoo wants more search traffic, and a deal with Mozilla will bring it.

By 19 November 2014

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Lightroom 5.7 supports new Canon and Nikon cameras, iPhone 6

An update lets the photo cataloging and editing software handle raw files from the Nikon D750, Canon 7D Mark II, Panasonic LX100, and Apple's latest smartphones.

By 19 November 2014

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Google boosts Turing Award computing prize to $1 million

Computer scientists no longer need have Nobel envy -- at least financially. A Google cash infusion quadrupled the size of the top computer science prize.

By 14 November 2014

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Indiegogo co-founder: 'We've made failure more efficient' (Q&A)

Danae Ringelmann believes crowdfunding lets entrepreneurs find out what works and what doesn't without having to bet their life savings on being right.

By 10 November 2014